Anil Ltd, earlier known as Anil Products Limited (APL) was established in the year 1939 by the late Chinubhai Manibhai Sheth in the name of The Anil Starch Products (ASPL) and subsequently its name has been changed to APL by virtue of a recently concluded restructuring exercise. The company is located in the city of Ahmedabad is one of the oldest and largest corn (maize) wet millers in India.
It is part of the Lalabhai Group, a group that plays an important role in the commercial, cultural and educational development of the city of Ahmedabad and Gujarat in general. The Lalabhai Group is an Indian multinational operating from various locations in India and abroad.
Anil is one of the oldest and largest Corn Wet Milling (CWM) unit in India, producing a varied range of starches from basic maize starch to modified and specialty starches and related downstream products like dextrose monohydrate, anhydrous dextrose, corn syrup, sorbitol, amongst many others.
Anil has grown from 1 tonne grind per day to 450 tonnes per day and currently produces a complete range of starch products. Anil is a pioneer in the introduction and manufacture of various starch based products for textile, food, pharmaceutical, chemical, paper and other industries in India.
In 2010 the company has changed its name from Anil Products Ltd. to Anil Ltd.